LINGUIST List 27.2401

Tue May 31 2016

Calls: Applied Linguistics/Slovenia

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 31-May-2016
From: Violeta Jurkovič <>
Subject: Languages for Specific Purposes: Opportunities and Challenges of Teaching and Research
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Full Title: Languages for Specific Purposes: Opportunities and Challenges of Teaching and Research

Date: 18-May-2017 - 20-May-2017
Location: Rimske Terme Thermal Resort, Slovenia
Contact Person: Violeta Jurkovič
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Dec-2016

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce the first call for proposals for the 1st international conference of the Slovene Association of LSP Teachers that will take place in Rimske terme, Slovenia, from 18 to 20 May 2017.

In 2017 the Slovene Association of LSP Teachers will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its existence. The Association has been playing a very important role in the development of LSP teaching and research in Slovenia. In the context of growing internationalization, the goal of the conference is to consolidate collaboration with existing partners and establish new links within the broader international research and teaching community.

The conference aims to bring together a diverse range of LSP researchers and teachers that will share their original research data, views, and practices applicable to LSP teaching contexts.

Call for Papers:

Submissions are welcome in the following areas:

- Genre-based research
- Lexicography and terminography
- Intercultural studies
- Language policy
- Information-communication technologies
- Curriculum and syllabus design
- Language teaching methodology
- Teaching and learning materials design
- Assessment and evaluation
- Teacher roles, tasks, and competences

Abstracts of 150-200 words in length should be submitted no later than 1 December 2016 via:

It is recommended that abstracts are written in the language that the paper will focus on: English, German, Italian, or French. The working languages of the conference are English, German, French, and Italian. No interpreting services will be provided.

All proposals will undergo a double blind peer-review process. The criteria which will form the basis for peer review are originality of the topic and its relevance to the conference, relationship between title and content, structural organization, theoretical appropriateness, and clarity of claims.

All abstracts must be proof-read.

Each presenter may submit one abstract in authorship and a second one in co-authorship.

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